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Janet E. Taylor

Attorney Profile

Janet E. Taylor, an attorney with Gelb & Gelb LLP, is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of New York, and the United States District Courts for the District of Massachusetts Southern District of New York. She received her undergraduate degree from Boston College (B.A. 1999, magna cum laude) and her law degree from New York University School of Law (J.D., 2004).

Areas of Practice

Ms. Taylor represents clients in federal and state court litigation, arbitration, and criminal and regulatory proceedings. She concentrates in the areas of business, securities, non-competition agreements, corporate raiding and trade secrets and accountants' liability.

Experience

Ms. Taylor was first employed as a paralegal with Gelb & Gelb LLP before attending law school. Prior to re-joining Gelb & Gelb LLP, Ms. Taylor was an associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York City and Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston and an attorney with Raphael LLC, a Boston boutique litigation firm. Ms. Taylor has gained experience through working on complex civil litigation, SEC and government investigations and white collar criminal defense cases. While at Goodwin Procter, Ms. Taylor was actively involved with the Political Asylum Immigration Reform (PAIR) Project, and provided pro bono legal services for asylum applicants from Africa, Central America and South America. In 2009, PAIR honored Ms. Taylor as an outstanding mentor to other volunteer attorneys.

Publications

  • Co-Author, "Federal Prosecutors and the Advancement of Legal Defense Fees: Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Boston Bar Journal, January 2008.

Recognitions

Ms. Taylor is listed in Massachusetts Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in the area of business litigation.

Community Involvement

Ms. Taylor is a member of the Scituate School Committee since 2014, a liaison to the Scituate Recreation Commission, and a Girl Scout Leader and Little League coach.

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